Police search for “The bearded burglar”

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Bearded_burglarPolice are appealing for the public’s help following recent hair-raising burglaries targeting factories in Somerville and Carrum Downs.

The bearded burglar has had a few close shaves and was captured on CCTV at three separate industrial areas where CCTV cameras were damaged.

The first two incidents occurred at a factory area on Simcock Street in Somerville where a CCTV camera was damaged at 5am on 20 May and then on 17 July a camera was also damaged.

Bearded_burglar_2The most recent incident occurred on 1 August at a factory area on Access Way in Carrum Downs when a CCTV camera was damaged around 2am.

The offender is described as being Caucasian in appearance and aged 18 to 25-years-old.

Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives have released an image of a man that may assist with their investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log into www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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